Zentner Collection - For the Finest in Asian Antiques
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1700 item #1427319
Zentner Collection
Antique Tibetan wooden sutra cover, carved with 58 seated bodhisattvas on the front, gilded and painted with details. The interior side of the cover is lacquered red and painted with 64 seated bodhisattvas. Each figure is seated and with different mudras. The left side edge of the cover, is deeply carved with the head of a guardian demon flanked by scrolling vines...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Sculpture : Pre 1900 item #1427314
Zentner Collection
Extremely rare Japanese antique usagi (rabbit or hare) mask for a Noh performance. Carved of wood and covered with gofun, a raised paste made from ground oyster shells. The surface of the usagi mask is carefully textured so that every hair is visible and some areas are polished from wear. The eyes of the hare are a pink color, similar to those of an albino snow rabbit.

Usagi is the creature most closely associated with the moon...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1837 VR item #1427269
Zentner Collection
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Soulful Chinese antique seated wood carved figure of Daoist sage holding scroll in one hand. Beautifully aged with lovely patina.

Size: 7.25"H 6" L 3.5"D

Age: circa 1800s
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1900 item #1427258
Zentner Collection
$750.00
Antique Japanese pair of paintings depicting two dragons in a dense mist. Gold flashes light up the clouds. Symbolizing the ultimate yang, or masculine energy, the dragon is the controller of both winds and water. Painted in sumi and gold ink on silk and signed by the artist. Both panels are loose (unmounted).

Age: Meiji Period

Dimensions: 37 1/4" high x 6 7/8" wide (each panel)
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Furniture : Pre 1900 item #1427193
Zentner Collection
$3,000.00
An antique Japanese Choba Tansu (merchant chest) made of a rare Keyaki root burl (Zelkova Tamo), Kirinoki (Paulownia), and Suginoki (Cryptomeria) woods. All original hardware including Gumbai drawer pulls and sliding door handles featuring a gold inlay flying dragon amongst the sea and clouds. Multiple merchant drawers are hidden behind the sliding doors with an open space storage area where merchant books and records were stored...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Sculpture : Pre 1900 item #1426947
Zentner Collection
$4,500.00
Antique Thai gilt cast bronze figure of a recumbent temple deer. These sika deer are closely associated with the Buddha because of his "Teaching in the Deer Park" in Sarnath. Buddha's teaching, or "Spinning the Wheel of the Law" further links the deer to this sacred event. Thus deer are often depicted with the Wheel of the Law, or Dharmachakra in a temple setting. With one leg bent under his body and one outstretched, the deer turns a long, graceful neck to look back over it's shoulder...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Lacquer : Pre 1700 item #1426914
Zentner Collection
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Antique Chinese large 12-panel Coromandel screen with sweeping scene of palace life. Inside the palace the emperor attends to royal business while he and other noblemen are waited on. To the far left, the empress sits in her pavilion while court ladies attend her and children play in the gardens. Outside the palace walls on the far right, a procession and military exercises are observed by noblemen...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Furniture : Pre 1920 item #1426910
Zentner Collection
$875.00
A two section antique Japanese Isho Biraki Tansu (stacked clothes chest with hinged doors) made entirely of Kirinoki (Paulownia) wood. Original bronze hardware and a center Kuwanoki (Mulberry) wood door decorative overlap. Very well constructed with thick wood, straight dovetail joinery and hardened wooden nails. The doors open to four removable kimono trays.

Originally used for kimono and clothes storage, the classic design works well in any home decor...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Lacquer : Pre 1920 item #1426879
Zentner Collection
$5,000.00
Antique Chinese large 12-panel Coromandel screen. Decorated with dramatic battle scene. Warriors on foot and horseback lay siege to an encampment of soldiers. Banners wave as horses crash through wooden battlements. Taken by surprise, the camp's inhabitants kneel in surrender. Bordered by red dragons. The reverse is a quieter scene of trees and flowers. Made of kuan cai (incised colors) lacquer on wood...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Lacquer : Pre 1900 item #1426878
Zentner Collection
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Chinese antique 8-panel Coromandel screen depicting palace scenes of noble men and women. In one pavilion on the far right, a group of courtiers sit at a table and enjoy a game. In the central pavilion, a emperor or high nobleman sits on his throne. Two young servants stand behind him with large fans. Behind them is a large painted screen of mountains. Beautiful ladies dance and pay music for his entertainment...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Earthenware : Pre 1900 item #1426703
Zentner Collection
$2,750.00
Antique Japanese ceramic figure of the moon faced Otafuku. Her name was once Uzume and evolved into Okame which means "tortoise", a symbol of longevity. Otafuku or Okame is considered the goddess of mirth, a cheerful woman who's name means "abundant good fortune". A bringer of victory and success, she is good-natured, good-humored, good-hearted, generous, kind, serene, and patient. She is smart, strong-willed and competent as well as powerful enough to easily frighten away evil spirits. ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Sculpture : Pre 1800 item #1426696
Zentner Collection
$2,250.00
Antique bronze hand of Buddha on wooden stand. Hand displays the Abhyaya Mudra, the have-no-fear gesture representing peace, benevolence, and reassurance. Beautiful long tapered fingers. Patina consistent with age.

Age: Ayuthaya Period (17th/18th century)

Dimensions: Hand only: 4" high x 1 1/2" wide x 3" deep. (7" high with stand)
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #1426670
Zentner Collection
$950.00
Chinese antique celadon vase, carved with flowers and scrolling leaves. Lovely traditional celadon color glaze. Later addition of decorative silver overlay around mouth and shoulders and also a silver ring around the foot of the vase.

Age: Republic period (with early 20th century silver work)

Dimensions: 5 1/2" high x 3" wide diameter
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1910 item #1426669
Zentner Collection
$1,200.00
Antique Japanese tsuba (hand guard for samurai katana) decorated with a monkey peeking though the bamboo rails of a cage or gate. Often occurring in Japanese folk tales, the monkey generally symbolizes a trickster. Since tsuba were often a warrior's source of personal expression, it is likely this monkey held specific significance to the blade's owner.

Age: Meiji Period (1868-1912)

Dimensions: 3" high x 2 7/8" wide x 1/8" thick (1/4" thick including monkey).
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Furniture : Pre 1920 item #1426665
Zentner Collection
$750.00
An antique Japanese Ranma (transom) that was highly detailed and hand carved out of Akita Suginoki (Cryptomeria from the Akita region) with a Hinoki (Cypress) frame. It features a landscaped Shinto shrine grounds complete with the shrine complex, pine trees, clouds, a Torii gate, a Pagoda, and a beautiful footbridge. The image is carved on both sides to show the front and back of the complex.

The Ranma was used in Japan typically above the Fusuma sliding doors between rooms to provide...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1900 item #1426645
Zentner Collection
$6,000.00
Antique Japanese lacquer box for incense. Decorated with scenes of flying geese over gently swirling water and marsh grasses in maki-e lacquer on a black lacquer ground. On the reverse side, pheasants and chicks peck among flowers. The interior of the box is fitted with a separate tray decorated with seven children playing with three dogs in maki-e and color lacquer on a black ground. The tray stands on 4 small feet and the sides are decorated with tiny scrolling vines and butterflies. The ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1900 item #1426644
Zentner Collection
$4,500.00
Antique Japanese lacquer box with a rooster and hen in gold maki-e lacquer with colorful details. The bodies of the birds are raised and rounded. Each feather is carefully treated. Tiny squares of sheet gold are pressed into the black and gold lacquered ground. The interior of the box is covered in nashiji. The underside of the lid has a flowers and grasses in maki-e on a nashiji ground.

Age: Edo Period

Dimensions: 7 3/4" long x 5 1/4" wide x 1 1/16" deep
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Furniture : Pre 1910 item #1426638
Zentner Collection
$1,750.00
An antique Japanese Gifu Mizuya Tansu (kitchen chest from the Gifu region of Japan) made of Hinoki (Cypress), Kaki (Persimmon) and Suginoki (Cryptomeria) woods. All original bronze hardware including the Warabite handles and the incised decorative sliding door handles. Mortise and tenon joinery with horizontal side supports and sliding doors with Persimmon runners for strength and aesthetic beauty.

Upper display open shelf unit used to showcase seasonal decor if guests were present or ...